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on the stocks coming up. >>> cyber attacks by the chinese military. what they are after here in the u.s.? >>> a possible motive for the school shooting in newtown, connecticut, the shooting rampage, the gunman was trying to top. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. i'm just warm weather and beaches. but i'm so much more. i'm movie sets and studio tours. i'm family, museums, and world-class art. and that's the point. you'll see things here that you never expected. ♪ only be warned: there's so much to take in... it could leave your head spinning. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com >>> we're getting some rain picking through. it's picking up. things are beginning to move in. this will give us very low snow levels. possibility of thunderstorms later today. >>> 7:14. new this mornings, al-jazeera is announcing a major -- morning, al-jazeera is announcing a major expansion to become a full-fledged cable u.s. network. we're learning that san francisco will be one of eight cities across the country where al-jazeera america will have bureaus.
next week. >>> a suicide bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey this morning. what the state department is saying about the attack on what's already a pretty intense day for the department. >>> also, the city of oakland unveils a new i.d. card today. why critics say it could drain some bank accounts. at the sa. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. when you bundle tv and internet. >>> 7:13. we're continuing to follow the developing news this morning out of turkey. that's where a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device right outside the u.s. embassy, killing himself and an embassy guard. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what we're hearing about who may be behind this attack. kyla? >> reporter: turkey's interior minister now says the suicide bomber is most likely connect
:10. >> the boards of american airlines' parent amr corp. and u.s. airways have pushed back meetings on plans to consider a final merger. >> reports say that the amr board wants to me in person and that the u.s. airways board would only lead after the amr board approves the deal. >> it is not clear when the two boards will finally meet. a in car and u.s. airways could decide earlier this week whether to merge their two companies. >> over the weekend boeing said its 787 dream liner on a test flight, the first since the new airline was grounded three weeks ago. >> the company said the aircraft flew in and out of boeing field in seattle. and it's been two and half hours in the air. the faa granted permission for the test flights last thursday. >> in speculation that apple's next big thing will be a smart watched is heating up. >> the new york times reported that apple is experimenting with a device maker of glass that would run on the company's i o s mobile operating system. >> smart watches are hot items at the big international c s trade show in las vegas last month, including the pebble smart
that 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan a year from today. right now, there are 60,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. all combat troops are supposed to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. that's when the u.s.-led international forces are scheduled to hand over the country's security to afghan forces. the white house says other topics he will talk about include immigration reform, reducing gun violence and investing in education. but his major focus is expected to be on the economy and creating jobs. >> the core emphasis that he's always placed on -- in these big speeches remains the same and will remain the same which is the need to make the economy work for the middle class because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> following the state of the union address, the president travels to three different communities discussing the proposals he unveils in the speech. the president will go to asheville, north carolina on thursday, atlanta on thursday and then chicago on friday. >>> the republican response will be delivered by marco rube pea yo, immed
interest. >>> a former ship pilot who crashed the cosco busan is suing to get his license back. the u.s. coast guard has refused to renew his license and the lawsuit includes him. the license would allow him to work as a captain or first mate but not as a guide for other captains. the cosco busan incident spilled more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the san francisco bay. >>> the pentagon announced a groundbreaking decision this morning extending some military benefits to same-sex partners. the move comes about a year and a half after the u.s. military ended its don't ask/don't tell policy. in the statement leon panetta said the military would no longer provide some benefits to heterosexual couples while denaying them to same-sex couples in the -- denying them to same-sex couples in the military. the change does not extend some housing benefits because the pentagon says the issue requires more review. >>> people in parts of the northeast are still digging out and trying to get back to their normal routines today in the aftermath of the weekend's big nor'easter. the storm dropped up to t
to come home from afghanistan next year. at the half the u.s. troops currently in afghanistan. the decision marks the next phase of the president's plan to in the u.s.-led war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. wilson of president obama will focus on boosting job reducing gun violence and revamping immigration. present obama will then travel three states over three days starting tomorrow to drum up support supports our policy proposals. apple ceo tim cook will be among those in the capital audience as president obama delivers his state of the union address tonight. cook is one of the guests invited by first lady michelle obama. the imitation means the apple chief had to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he's giving today at the goldman sacks technology conference in san francisco. you can watch the president's office said at the union speech live on kron4247 news channel, has 193 tonight starting at 6:00 p.m.. >> north korea confirmed today it it it has conducted its third nuclear test. president obama is calling the latest test a " highly provocative act that threa
and u.s. are looking at that now and they could take action to cut them back but short of that google is untouchable at the moment pretty much. >> reporter: now, despite again the $800 a share close, they are third in value, number two exxonmobil and number one apple. google reportedly considering taking a playbook from apple, a page from the playbook, by opening retail stores to sell going the branded hardware. those reports give no time frame for when google may enter the market. >> they keep reinventing themselves and expanding the brand. >> reporter: that's what makes them successful. no question about it. >> thank you, mark. >>> the chp ready to pull out extra patrols from oakland unless the city can come up with the cash to pay for them. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo on what it would cost and where the money would come from. >> reporter: since patrolling the streets of oakland, the police department says in some cases violent crime is down and they don't want to mess with the momentum. >>> reporter: november 1st, the chp joined additional lo
warning to a u.s. army commander. the u.s. and south korea are planning to conduct what they call routine, a joint military drills next month. officials from the north say that the drills are evidence of american hostility. they are threatening violence if the drills are not cancelled. earlier this month, north korea the fight to the united nations by conducting a nuclear weapon test. >> u.s. troops are setting up a base for surveillance drones in the african nation gulf neezher. defense officials say that the drones will be used to track militants and refugees. if they say that information will then be shared with france. french troops have been fighting islamic militants across the border in mali. even though the growth will not be armed, the base could eventually be used for launching air strikes in the region. >> for your health this morning, national reports show that the latest flu vaccine is less effective for older americans than it was in previous years. kron4 philippe and djegal quit doctors will say that you should still get the shot. >> the earlier that you get this shot the b
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of the conclave. roger mahony was strip of his duties last month at the largest catholic in the u.s. that was after documents show mahoney and other search officials hid accusations against child-molesting priests. >> mahoney is the flavor of the month. this case is very recent. but there may be others who also had some problems with the administration of sexual abuse cases in their diocese. >> the papal conclave is expected to meet sometime in march. 117 cardinals will have to agree on a two-thirds majority to elect the new pope. yesterday, mahoney posted a tweet indicating he will take part in the conclave. >>> and we're hearing that an american cardinal is considered one of the possible candidates for the new pope. shawn o'malley has been mentioned frequently in the italian press. there's never been an american pope. in fact, they've all been european. this time around, cardinals from africa and south are also being talked about -- south america are also being talked about as candidates. >>> jesse jackson, junior and his wife are expected to plead guilty to misusing campaigns. pr
-based cyber asalt. the latest victims are u.s. media companies and social networking sites. in just the last month, apple, facebook twitter and three major u.s. newspapers have all reported cyber attacks. e-mail systems have been breached and personal data lost. to cyber spies intent on stealing valuable information. >> there's a lot of evidence that points back to china. >> reporter: kevin mandiant just issued a detailed report claiming most cyber attacks are carried out by teams inside the chinese military. is there proof that the chinese government is sponsoring these attacks? >> it would be hard to imagine in an enclosed society where they monitor internet use they don't notice thousands of attacks coming out of their architecture. >> reporter: mandiant identifies this military headquarters in shanghai as a base of cyber operations. china denies that but when cnn cameras approached the building security guards chased them away. >> drive away drive away, drive away. >> reporter: u.s. officials say cyber hackers each year are stealing $250 billion worth of u.s. trade
the california state line. >> u s g s says the 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit just after 4 yesterday afternoon. >> it was centered around 200 mi. south of reno. >> aftershocks ranging from 3.1 to 3.7 magnitude followed shortly thereafter. there were no reports of any damage. >> federal housing and health officials awarded $12 million to the california housing financing agency to offer rental assistance to 335 low-income people with disabilities. >> the funding will give them a stable housing and support service. >> the funds awarded to california as part of the total $98 million the fed are awarded to 13 how the agencies. >> at least 30 fish were killed after a drinking water pipe burst and sent thousands of gallons of chlorinated water into a san francisco bay area creek. >> san francisco public utilities commission discovered the leak on saturday near crystal springs reservoir, our drinking water system that serves 2.5 million bay area residents. >> officials said they expect the fish death toll which may have included threatened steelhead trout to rise, possibly to the hundreds. sam tail cr
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will be called after he leaves office. >> plus, round 2 another relentless storm slams much of the u.s. how crews plan to deal with the record snowfall. >> how about this? image altered. what iran state media had to say about first lady michelle obama's oscar dress. all coming your way. '/÷
to tijuana mexico after a ski trip in southern california. on friday the u-s department of transportation ordered the company to stop running busses saying that the company was an imminent hazard to public safety. this comes after a canadian company was also order by the d-o-t to shut down earlier this year following a crash in oregon that left nine people dead. >> a head on crash in georgia left five people dead over the weekend. including a one-year-old. according to the georgia state patrol one car ignored a no passing zone hitting another car travelling the opposite direction. both drivers were killed in the crash as well as three passengers in the victims vehicle. police are investigating whether or not alcohol may have been a factor. >> mardi gras celebrations turned sour last night after a shooting on bourbon street. one man is critical condition and three others were injured after the shooting erupted just before 9:30 p-m local time. witnesses told police that a fight started outside a strip club called babe's cabaret. that's when they heard three gun shots. the bullets grazed two
standard & poor's. the debt rating agency gave mortgage-backed securities high ratings. but the u.s. and california's attorneys general say s&p knew that the investments were no good. for the first time, attorney general holder is pointing blame at a wall street firm for helping spark the financial collapse. the government says ratings agency standard & poor's advised investors to buy mortgage investments it knew were risky. >> this alleged conduct is egregious and goes to the heart of the recent financial crisis. >> california lost almost $1 billion attributable to s&p's conduct. >> reporter: big banks packaged their mortgages into securities. s&p gave those securities high ratings signalling to investors that they were a safe bet. but the government says it has evidence s&p knew the investments were in trouble but approved them anyway to get more business from the banks. >> it's sort of like buying sausage from your favorite butcher. and he assures you that the sausage was made fresh that morning and is safe. what he doesn't tell you is that i
phone that sells for $500 in the u.s. costs $540 there despite the australian dollar being worth than the u.s. dollar. >>> 7:45. well, an investigation by san francisco city attorneys into how some city employees used city computers should wrap up soon. the p.u.c. is working with the district attorney to investigate that several work employees used the computers to download pornography and gamble online. the inappropriate use of looking at explicitly sexual materials and gambling online can lead to employees being fired. >>> the america's cup race could cost taxpayers millions of dollars. pam cook is in the studio right now. what's the reason for the big deal. >> there are a few reasons. $20billion. that amount is what could fall on san francisco to pay. now, with less than three months to go, the money raised to host the world-class event is far below what's needed. the croppicle reports the shrinking size of the event has helped reduce cost but it's also reduced corporate interest in sponsorship. this started with 12 teams. it has been whittled down to three. so fewer people and less money
begins at 11:00 this morning at the university where they used to attend. >>> the u.s. state department is now involved in the search for two bay area residents who disappeared in peru. >> it's upsetting. and you know, it's about both of them. >> reporter: they both left the bay area in november for a bike trek through south america. the couple has chronicled their travels through facebook, but the photo is in status update stopped on january 25. last seen just one day later getting into a cab in lima. the sister is hopeful that the couple is okay, but fears that something may have happened to them. >> i hope that she is just having a blast. and they're doing what they went to do, you know? >> reporter: earlier this month they issued a warning to the american tourists about a potential kidnapping threat. the u.s. state department said that they have put out a poster of the missing couple. they have set up a reward fund. >>> john kerry begins his first overseas trip today as secretary of state. he'll visit nine countries in ten days. he'll also tour the middle east with stops in egypt an
and will college fund raising a survey. the report found roughly that 3500 u.s. colleges and universities raise the $31 billion in the 2012 fiscal year. that is 2.3% more than what was raised in 2011. >> whenever the bay area has inclement weather, car crashes are more common. but the highway patrol does what it can to prevent them from happening. stanley roberts shows us some of those zero drivers. >> you were born over 78 mi. and when it is raining it will take you a little bit longer to stop. >> basically the chp was trying to slow people down from crashing. but even after the rain stopped the rose were still slick. this driver in this pre s was clocked at a high rate. >> i have you clocked in at about 80 mi. per hour so i i am going to give you a ticket for 75 mi.. >> this lets the driver was a repeat offender and he was told last time not to do this. >> to be honestly, i do not lighten but splashing on my truck. >> if you're tired in this case is sticking out a little bit and it is too high. you will put water and rocks on other cars. >> it was he giving a ticket because he did not
of either saying the pledge of allegiance or observing a moment of silence. >>> the u.s. justice department along with california and several other states filed suit against standard and poors. the suit claims s & p refused to warn investors that the housing department would be collapsing because it would be bad for business. >> s & p gave premium ratings to risky investments. >> reporter: state attorney general camela harris says fund those investments based on s & p ratings. >>> wall street rebounded today following yesterday's steep drop. the dow's gained 99 points to gain 25 points shy. nasdaq was up 40 points. investors saw poz táeu signs in housing. >>> dell computer is going private. michael dell and an investment company are buying the trading company. dell's profits have faded and this could be michael dell's plans to restore the company to its former glory. >>> a man is accused of trying to snatch up a girl that was riding a bike. the man cursed at her as she was peddling down emerson street. then as she got closer she say it is man crossed the street and tried to snatch her up.
:00 p.m. this year's day of remembrance is dedicated to the memory of u.s. senator daniel inouye and he was the longest serving japanese american in congress till he passed away last year. >>> a man wrongly convicted of trying to kill another man is getting a new chance. he was convicted of attempted murder and assault with a firearm. the innocence project which is made up of law students at santa clara university took a second look at his case and they found several problems with it. now he's about to go free and his mother can't believe it. >> i feel good. it lifted a world off my shoulders. i feel real great. i'm great and i thank the lord. i'm very grateful that my son is getting out for something he didn't do. >> he's believed since the very beginning that we were going to be able to get us out. he called us the dream team. he really believed in us. >> ross' or deal started in 2006 when the victim was shot in the ribs after answering a knock on the front door. the man police now say did it stephen emory, sr. was later convicted of attempt
. but first. a widespread blizzard is expected to arrive in the northeastern u-s this morning. tory dunnan is live from boston with more, good morning tory. hundreds of flights in and out of s-f-o are expected to be cancelled due to the nor'easter storm. >> it is a bitterly stra col morning, and even the white out conditions. passengers at boston's logan airport for hoping to dodged this airport. >> they think that is going to be crazy. >> 2.5. feet in some areas. >> if it happens overnight friday and saturday is as good a of a timely as we could have. >> reporter: from new jersey, to the state of maine. >> wheat are used to these type of storms and to use common said stay off the city. stay home. >> this could be the similarities between the historic 1978 and today would not be quite as dramatic. >> for some, that stalledstall.t instead the two-three days it more perhaps just 24 hours. >> the hardware stores, groceries stores and with everybody is being advised to ride it out. and here in boston they are expecting to see the of worst of this with the possibility of a two-3 in. per hour. a
. >>> 6:26. under attack. coming up, how the u.s. government is responding to a growing cyber security threat. >> olympic runner oscar pistorius in court for the bail hearing what police say they found while searching his bedroom. >> most of the water is on but now they have to dig up the road. i'm live at the seen of the san francisco water main break next. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. believe i'm just glitz and glam when i'm so much more. i'm downtown and ocean front. my nights are just as busy as my days. the arts are my passion. food my obsession. and when you finally think you know me. you'll realize, there's still so much more to discover. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. >>> went in to brush my teeth and wash my face and there was no water. >> a big mess in a big city. san francisco residents wake up with no water. >> they are planning on digging up filbert street behi
that man is dr. stapleton he has clocked more than 8,000 jumps as a member of the u.s. parachuting team. in 15 minutes his surprising comments on a industry with very little over site. >> imagine hanging there at 13,000 feet knowing something bad happened here. >> and it will get worse. >> we will see the second half coming up. thanks. >>> a corvette went flying off a steep cliff near san jose when emergency crews arrived they faced a narrow road and a dicey situation. kpix reporter lynn ramirez pulled up in time to see how they managed to pull off the rescue. >> reporter: when rescuers arrived at the cliff side crash site, the convertible was buried in the brush >> it went up the hill. >> could have been a head on with you. >> could have been. >> reporter: the swerving sports car narrowly missed his car. >> one passenger was out of the car already talking to 911 the driver was inside bleeding from his head. he was conscious but clearly in pain. >> reporter: the passenger was take on the hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. for the more ba
at the slaughters houses and is new investigating. the u.s. does export horses for slaughter. and most end up on dining tables in europe and china. >> california bans those exports. but some activists say that ban isn't working. in a kpix 5 exclusive, we go undercover at local horse auctions to find out where these horses go and how some are dedicating their lives to save them. it's a busy night at the auction. horses are on the block and they are going keep that. 50 to $100 even former racehorses like rhino u bought by a person who runs a shelter for horses. >> he was injured. he has a fractured knee. he was no longer useful to the industry so he was dumped. >> reporter: just months before the 2-year-old thoroughbred was racing at golden gate fields. >> quite typical for someone to spend $100,000 or a horse, race it a few times and if it's not performing just make it disappear. if they are lucky they make it to an actual person who wants to help them and retrain them but most times they go straight on to slaughter. >> reporter: the group horse plus has r
overnight in the east bay. it rattled nerves of some, others may have slept through it. the u-s-g-s reports a three point oh magnitude earthquake happened just before 2 o clock. the quake was about 3 miles east-northeastf front. there are no reports of damage or injuries. let's take a quick look outside this morning. san francisco nice day on tap. lots of sunshine expected. and a little warmer today than yesterday. meteorologist brian van aiken will have more on your bay area forecast coming up at 8-15. >> in florida today, the nascar race at daytona international speedway will go on as scheduled. this despite a crash saturday that injured dozens of people. the accident happened during the final lap of the nationwide series race. a protective fence kept the car on the tracks but debris was sent flying into the stands. more than 33 people were injured. track workers were scrambling all night to make repairs to a large section of the fence. daytona speedway's president spoke today about whether they felt prepared for yesterday's crash. "for yesterday's event." chitwood went on to say that the
are very concerned. >> reporter: officials with the u-s embassy in lima have been working with the law enforcement in peru to help find the missing couple.but garrett's mother concern continues to growespecially in light of this travel warning posted on the embassy's websiteabout the same area that jamie and garrett were last seen. >> criminal activity, with the potential for kidnapping u.s. citizens in the month of february. we want to hear from my child to make sure that he is safe. it is tough. >> reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> developing right now, a man wrongfully imprisoned for seven years now free. and today, he talked to kron4 about how he spent his first weekend out of from behind bars. >> i am enjoying myself. to be able to be with my family. getting a lot of fresh air. i had some tough times in there. and it is true. no, i think it is more dangerous to walk in west oakland. and prison! as soon as this is over and i want to i have not seen my family and i want to call them but it just would like to also surprise them. i want to be there to see their expression. you ca
:17. let's go back to the desk. >> in other news, the u.s. reportedly closer now to giving direct aid to the rebels in syria. secretary of state john kerry is discussing this with european leaders. this is brand-new video of secretary kerry this morning with the president of france. on thursday, kerry will be at a meeting of the friends of syria in rome. now, at first the syrian opposition was going to boycott the meeting, protesting the lack of aid it was getting from the u.s. and europe. after getting calls from secretary kerry and vice president joe biden, rebel leaders now agree to be there. >>> 7:17. the blame game continues as sequestration becomes law just two days from now. as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, republicans say this situation is not as desperate as democrats claim and finally just a short time ago, we learned there will be a meeting of the key players. kyla? >> reporter: yeah, tori. california senator barbara boxer says she is cuts will be pain -- these cuts will be painful, especially in california. but republicans say democrats a
are in on this man hunt. the u.s. border control is on alert status. one big concern for tonight he is here in downtown los angeles. being held not too far from where we are. there is a heightenedceps of security here tonight. lapd very worried because they as you know are the targets. >> that is right. the hunt for christopher dorner continues on this sunday morning. alicia live. thank you for that report. >>> we will show you the video that police release that shows what they think led to the multiple shooting. >>> new this morning the family of joe paterno releases its own investigation into the scandal. what the new report is claiming. >>> let's take you outside. there is a look of traffic on the sunol grade. very cold out there this morning 3:the sun is shining. the good news no problems to report on the roadways but we will keep watching them for you. >>> happy sunday to you all. following a chilly start you can expect a minor warmup for you sunday afternoon. >>> in new orleans four people were sent to the hospital after gunfire erupted at a mardi gras celebration. it happened just be
on the u.s. embassy in benghazi, libya last september. the vote to move forward with hage;s nomination fell just short of the needed 60 votes to break a filibuster and head to an actual vote. president obama use the social media site google + hangout to express his frustration. >> >> senate majority whip burkdick durbim office says the senate will take up another vote to move forward on hagel confirmation on tuesday, february 26th. senator john mccain says expect him to be confirmed. >> the federal aviation minister is and is looking for sites to test fly drones. the plan to create six drone test sites around the country. the goal is to allow widespread use of unmanned aircraft by 2015, but the faa is well behind on that deadline. not everyone is in favor of increasing the number of drones in the sky. privacy advocates worry that the widespread drone usually to subsurveillance society in which the public is constantly monitored. >> we will soon know more about what happened in a sealed hearing concerning this chandra levy murder case. she was the washington internal gained national attentio
will be held in u.s. cities. including washington d.c. and it is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. 35,000 people are expected to attend marches nationwide. >> pope benedict the xvi announced his retirement. >> ♪ this is the second to last prayer before he steps down. that only attracts a few thousand people. today, as can you see there, 150,000 people showed up. benedict will retire on february 28th. the vatican said they will try to choose a new pope sooner than expected so a pope will be in place by holy week. >> they are considering landmark legislation on immigration reform. >> they have a draft proposal from the white house and allow illegal immigrants to become permanent residents within eight years. >> there are 11 million illegal immigrants and they could apply for a newly created is visa. and provide more security funding by the immigration status of the new hires. >> a woman is in the hospital after being hit by a muni bus. >> it happened yesterday afternoon at lake merced boulevard. and the person had serious injuries. the muni driver is undergoing standard drug and alcoh
christopher dorner, a former u-s navy reserve lieutenant, former lapd officer, once trusted to protect, now suspected of killing. and certainly, his life was taking a turn for the worse. we will follow these developments and a tweeting a 5:30 press conference to update us on that the search for christopher dorner.. we will have the latest 4535:30 a0 save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. keep more presidents in your wallet. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now. >>pam: we will keep you updated on the deadly shooting of an officer and the search for the suspect. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: developing and 5:30 this accused cop killer. a former los angeles police officer is on a revenge shooting spree. this is the picture, christopher dorner. he has been targeting his former co- workers and their families. authorities are searching their big bear and we are waiting for a news conference to accuse the search. they're grabbing thr
incentives to do business in the u.s. house speaker john boehner says raising the minimum wage results in fewer jobs. president obama hits the road-take it full tease: obama and gun control-tele plasma vo another major issue on the agenda -- gun control. it had a big impact on last night's state of the union address. that's at 5-30. and -- a career ender? that's what some people are saying about the gop response to the president. i'll show you what happened ahead. i'll show you what happened mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ but first -- in a story you'll only see on kron4. new evidence -- in that can help track down the arsonist in a massive fire near oakland bart. after the break. tease
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four tours in iraq. won seven medals for his bravery. killed more of the enemy than any sniper in u.s. military history. he talked about that transition from war to home just weeks ago. to the website guns.com. >> you don't have an identity. you have to learn a whole new way to act. >> reporter: kyle volunteered to help vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. police believe that he was trying to counsel 25-year-old eddie ray routh at a gun range over the weekend. >> the suspect's mother may have reached out to mr. kyle to help her son. that might be why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: but detectives said that shoot practice turned deadly saturday when the young former marine snapped. turning his gun on the sniper he reportedly idolized. allegedly shooting him and his friend, 35-year-old chad littlefield, at point-blank range. police say he then stole kyle's pickup truck and led police on a chase. >> tap. rack. >> reporter: kyle could hit targets the length of 21 football fields away. he found success at home, too. he was a best-selling author.
your mom. ♪ hot mess >>> one of the largest manhunts in u.s. history has come to an end. the breaking news in the christopher dorner case that we received just minutes ago. >> reporter: we're live in pittsburg where a police officer has been shot. we'll tell you who did it and why the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a frightening discovery outside of a south bay home that brought out the bomb squad. how it's all tied to a threat on an elected official. >> reporter: in a couple of hours, barry bonds will be in court trying to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. we'll look at the arguments being made by both sides. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, february 13th. >>> we begin with developing news from contra costa. a police officer and a suspect have been wounded in a late- night gun battle in pittsburg. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the scene where pittsburg police are releasing new information about the suspect. good morning, tara. >> report
not be surprised if it appears in the u.s.. >> it looks like the worst of flu season may be over. reason number showcase of influence like illnesses have gone down for the third consecutive week. your state and are reporting high activity levels. 31 states reported widespread flu cases. that is down from 38 states the week before. despite the lower numbers, flu deaths continue to rise. so far, 64 children have died from the flu season. >> a new study shows that hip replacements are more likely to fail and women than men. researchers found a small number of a hip implants failed overall. but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. >> researchers looked at more than 35,000 surgeries at 46 hospitals and the kaiser permanente health system. experts say more research is needed to determine which models of hip implants performed best and women. women make up the majority of the for a hundred thousand americans who have full or partial replacement each year. >> late night violence breaking out in san francisco north beach from flfights, to out
spending cuts. and if they don't you'll feel it -- what you can expect. then -- parts of the u-s ravaged. kron4 is tracking the monster storm. through the plains. along with the intense video. and -- it's oscar weekend. kron4's movie critic, jan wahl is here with her predictions. the kron4 news at 5-30 is next. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ at&t. have saved money with... ohhh... ...with geico... ohhh...sorry! director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for over 75 years people have saved money with gecko so.... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 years...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: ke
. >>> the u.s. military command in afghanistan announced just a few hours ago that its report about a decline in taliban attacks last year was incorrect. they are calling the mistake a clerical error. the military is preparing to release the correct numbers which would show no drop in the number of talks. >>> a noontime ceremony is planned in new york city to mark the 20th anniversary on the first alternate attack on the world trade center. the city will honor the six people who died in the 1993 bombing of the garage below one of the twin towers. more than a thousand others were hurt. six islamic extremists were responsible for this attack. >>> 7:15. now we're just three days away from those automatic budget cuts becoming law. president obama is traveling today in his fight to prevent the budget cuts. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the president wants republicans to compromise. kyla? >> reporter: dave, senate democrats came up with a plan that includes both spending cuts and tax increases. senate majority leader, harry reid, was on the floor just a moment ago. re
his argument to the u.s. court of appeals. and tomorrow night, there is a public meeting in los gatos where the debate over a gun store will continue. tempular sports opened two weeks after the newtown school massacre and some residents say the timing is bad event if not intensional. the owner said he's received a death threat tuesday at his home. >>> and president obama will use the icon my as his main focus in the state of the union address tuesday. >> and gun control will remain a part of the speech, the emphasis will be on job creation and wage growth and that is something that most americans want to hear about. and can you watch the address here. >> a new commander took over in afghanistan and high will be the last commander and that is because most troops are scheduled to withdraw by the end of next year and -- >> meanwhile on mars, the curiosity rover made history this month. the robot drilled into a rock and collected a sample. they were beamed back to earth yesterday. the rock samples may have proof that there was once weather on the planet. >>> and tell, the next big push to
for the lunar new year. futures indicate a higher opening here in the u.s. when our markets open up in a little more than an hour. you can see on friday they posted gains as well. >>> gas prices continue to sore giving consumers less money to spend on other things. aaa reports the state average is 4:05. the price is a limit lower here in the bay area. the lowest bay area prices up in the north bay where gas is below $4. $3.94. across the region gas up 11 cents or more. >>> the fight against domestic drones is really heating up. why this has a lot of people concerned. >>> the lunar new year begins. celebrations being held all over the world and right here in san francisco. >>> welcome back. time now 5:24. two women are in jail after being accused of robbing the old navy store in concord. it happened yesterday afternoon in the willow pass shopping center. police say a woman walked into the store with her four-year- old son and stole several items. when a prevention officer confronted her, police say she pulled out a knife. the woman jumped into another woman's car they sped away. both were later
jane king. >> merger talk so air fares could go higher, american and u.s. u.s. air could vote on whether to combine so it could mean fewer seats. if you look to save money on plane tickets buy them on the weekend. researchers say tickets purchased on the weekend are 5 percent cheaper. taco bell is working on new happy hour dollar drinks and dollar foods and developing new dorito tacos. apple headquarters are busy, with 100 product designers working on a new wrist watch suggesting a push to smart watch territory is far beyond the "experimental" phase. but fans may have to wait for iphone 6 because it may not be introduced until june of 2016. that is the bloomberg business report. >> big thrill for 49er fans as a legend pitched a popular clothing store in san francisco. joe montana took time to greet shoppers yesterday at union square. he posed for photographs and gave out autographs at a japanese clothing store. he said he was proud of the way the team ended the season. >> wait! is that uniqlo clothing? >> i wouldn't know. thank you for adding that in. >> i saw the "16" on the
of damage in the area. >>> the leader of the u.s. armed forces is officially calling it quits. marine general john allen met with president obama to hand over his resignation today. >>> today a federal appeals court said that prisoner that are part of the pagan religion can use a chaplain. catholics, muslims, jewish, profession -- protestants -- have chaplains. >>> u.s. security firm claims that it traced massive number of hacking attacks. hackers in that building have stolen hundreds of information from american corporations, organizations and government agencies. chinese leaders are denying the allegations. they say that china is also a victim of cyber attacks that have originated in the united states. >>> we all know the dangers of lasers pointed at pilots but did you also know that pointing a laser on people on the ground can be very dangerous and cause serious damage. that's happening more than you might think. david stevenson reports. >> reporter: thompson spends long hours in front of a monitor designing computer graphics. thompson and other passengers boarded a smaller sailbo
nuclear test because of u.s. hostility. the video was posted on an account affiliated with the north korean government agency showing a blazing fire super imposed over footage of president obama and ends with a simulation of a nuclear device exploding underground. another video posted this month showed american cities attacked by missiles after a string of rhetoric against the united states. >> san francisco will be well represented when the new american version of al-jazeera hits the air with a bureau and san francisco and other united states cities. they paid $500 million to buy san francisco's-based current tv last year and convert to al-jazeera america focusing on international news. >> and al gore was the founder of country tv. >> now the weather forecast. >> a cold lock -- look at the weather. we are talking about temperatures that are running in the 30's, 40's, and colder and 20's. live doppler 7 hd shows nothing but dry air this morning. now, the temperatures, we are running 41 in san francisco and oakland. check out san carlos at 39, 35 right new in san jose and livermore al
. >> that man is dr. craig stapleton. he clocked more than 8,000 jumps as a member of the u.s. par shooting team. later in the newscast his surprising comments on an industry with very little oversight. >>> our weather is spectacular. >> stunning, wonderful. >> how much time did you plan on spending outdoors in february? compare that to how much time we have spent outdoors. we need the rain and we need the snow in the mountains but yet, you can just go outside and enjoy the sunshine, too, because it's there for the taking we have ourselves another clear night and chilly. in the mid-30s in san jose but look at the highs today. napa 68. february 11, are you kidding me?! oakland 68 degrees. richmond 65. san francisco 63 before a sea breeze kicked in. concord 63. livermore 61. no rainfall on the radar nor will there be for a while because the high pressure dome that gave us the sunny mild weather today is not moving. it is stuck off to our west. it might be a word you would use if you want the rainfall but you would be happy if you want sunshine to know th
over the weekend. it calls for a path to u.s. citizenship for illegal immigrants but wouldn't be granted permanent status until eight years after the bill is enacted. congressional republicans, after president obama let bipartisan congressional talks take the lead. the administration insists this is only a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if the ongoing attacks between republicans and democrats break down. >> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez returned to his home country. he had been in cuba for cancer surgery and medical treatment. they say chavez will continue his treatment at a military hospital in caracas. the 58-year-old president has not spoken publicly since he left for cuba. >>> it's not clear what led mindy mccready to take her own life at age 37. she was found dead on the front personal knowledge of her house in arkansas. her death -- porch of her house in arkansas. her death comes a month after her boyfriend killed himse
new support. major u.s. companies are expected to sign a legal brief arguing that the ban on same-sex marriage is bad for business. among the companies expected to sign the brief are cupertino's apple, menlo park facebook, san jose's cisco systems and intel. the legal brief will go to the supreme court which is set to hear arguments on whether it is constitutional next month. as we first told you yesterday, prominent republicans are also sending a similar brief to the high court, including hewlett-packard c.e.o. and former candidate for governor whether meg whitman. a video this morning after police responded to protesters at a city council meeting. in santa cruz they are reeling from the loss of two veteran police officers this morning. new video just in from the scene shows the extend of the shootout. >> live from the newsroom the man suspected in the shootings has a criminal history and dating back five years. the officers murdered leave behind families and distinguished years. >> sue hall from abc7 traffic center, metering lights are on and traffic is backing to the maze may b
valley a base of 25-96 in.. >> thank you erica. this justin. new-home sales in the u.s. jumped in january from the previous month to the highest level since july 2008, a sign that the housing recovery is accelerating. new-home sales rose nearly 16 percent last month to what would be an annual rate of 437,000. the percentage increase was the largest in nearly 20 years. steady job creation and near-record low mortgage rates are sparring more americans to buy homes. >> at the same time, the number of previously occupied homes for sale is that 13 year low. the shortage create more demand for new homes. currently wall street is up. the dow is up by 80 points. the dow was off over 200 is today. >> thank you marc. the search continues for young oakland couple disappeared about a month ago. jamie neal and their hand were last heard from on january 25th. there are improved for a viking adventure. we're now hearing from neal's sister stacy fingers, she is concern that her sister may not be safe. >> she's my sister! i'm just not going to listen to anyone until she calls me. i have not seen a video o
" and "sidecar" are expanding rapidly in san francisco, new york and other u-s cities. but taxi operators say these ride-summoning services are little more than illegal cabs that don't have permits, pay city fees or follow regulations. the commission recently began evaluating the safety of the new ride services and plans to draft rules to regulate them. last week, the agency reached agreements that allow lyft and uber to operate until the rule- making process is complete. we will be right back. and here's a live look outside. toll plaza >> love in a zombie apocalypse can be a challenge. that was the message behind the top earner at the box office this past weekend. shelby lin has today's hollywood minute. >> why can i cannot connect with people. >> this is unusual, with a romantic comedy. it is a spoof on the undead genre with theresa palmer and hansel and greta made 9.2 million and silver linings and johnny depp will play in 'black mask'. bulcher was arrested in 2009. >> we will be back we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news. and here's a live look outside. >> top stories we
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